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Federico Gutierrez was the winner of the Team for Colombia Consultation. won the official candidacy of the center-right. With more than 1.75 million votes, the former mayor from Medellin was able to win the nomination.

Federico Gutierrez, who was born in Medellin in 1975, was a former mayor of Medellin. He has been a Medellin Municipal Youth Councilor since the year 2003. Gutierrez is a civil Engineer by profession at the University of Medellin and, from the same institution he has the degree of a Specialist in Senior Management , and a third in Political Science from the Pontifical Bolivarian University.

Federico Gutierrez has been a consultant at HGI Consultores and Resident Engineer at Company Vifasa S.A. This glass and construction industry, however it was not his sole focus. Fico Gutierrez defends his family. He is married and has two kids. as a councilman was one of support for Sergio Fajardo's mayoralty and then Alonso Salazar's. was able reach the Mayor's Office of Medellin by 2015, and this made him reconsider his plans. However, like all the mayors that had to confront the Hidroituango project, he faced controversies because of corruption. was also accused in the Panama Papers investigation led by Daniel Coronell for keeping his funds in tax havens and for corruption.

In fact, he's confronted the former mayors who he backed and has recently said "I have been in solidarity with those who are in the report because I do not think that anyone makes a choice so that a diversion tunnel falls and the other party is in solidarity and what some sectors do is a the political strategy".

A new race for presidency

The so-called Experience coalition, which eventually evolved into the Team for Colombia, was created in the month of October 2021. The coalition was a center-right one. Federico Gutierrez won the candidacy and now has the support of characters like Paola Holguin, a congresswoman from the Democratic Center, who in 2022 tried for a new seat.

He also repeatedly said that his system of government was based on public management for citizens and that political participation is a profession. Gustavo Petro was second in voting, which means that "Fico" (as his preferred name for himself) will be Antioquia's representative for the right.

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